The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Women’s Rugby Assistant Coach is to provide a quality varsity program that will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program.
Reporting to the Head Coach of Women’s Rugby, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I Women’s Rugby program, including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development.
Assist in overall program planning and organization.
Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on national and regional levels.
Proficiency with social media platforms.
Other Administrative duties as assigned.
Adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent coaching experience.
Experience in coaching rugby, preferably at the collegiate level.
Commitment to Department of Athletics mission and values of Education Through Athletics.
An understanding of the fundamental role that intercollegiate athletics, properly implemented, can play in the educational development of our student-athletes.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Excellent computer skills.
First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire.
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